We create opportunities for members to make new business connections, learn new tools, and grow their business through the events we host each month.

Take a look at what’s on our calendar in May to see how you can build your network this month:

EXECUTIVES CLUB: Transatlantic relations in an age of doubt Featuring: Belgium Ambassador Dirk Wouters
Friday, May 5
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
MetroLINK Centre Station • 1200 River Drive, Moline

Centrally located in the European Union, Belgium is one of the most open economies and leading exporters in the world. Ambassador Dirk Wouters will share insight on the current European political climate and his perspective as to how Belgium sees the transatlantic trade relationship after a turbulent 2016. Ambassador Wouters will also share his thoughts on what the current American administration likely means for trade relations and the economy.
Dirk Wouters was appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to the United States of America in Washington D.C. in September 2016. Register>>
Thursday, May 11 & May 25 7 – 8 a.m.
coworkqc • 102 E. 2nd St, Davenport

A casual gathering of entrepreneurs and early stage businesses sharing challenges and best practices to validate and grow their businesses. Quad Cities Open Coffee meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 8 – 9:00 a.m.  RSVP>>
Monday, May 15 5  – 7 p.m.
Stoney Creek Hotel – Backwater Jack Saloon • 101 8th Street, Moline

A free casual networking event for entrepreneurs, educators, technologists, business people, and economic developers. RSVP>>
Wednesday, May 17 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Isle Casino & Hotel – Isle Ballroom • 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf, IA

The John Deere Classic is a longtime signature event in the Quad Cities that draws thousands to the region each summer and provides an incredibly positive economic impact to the community. Join us as we count down the days until the 2017 John Deere Classic and reveal some of this year’s exciting news for the tournament and Birdies for Charity along with our great partners, John Deere and WQAD. It’s not just about the golf either - learn about the economic & charitable impact the PGA TOUR stop has on the Quad Cities region.  Register>>
YPQC NETWORK @ NIGHT: Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Thursday, May 4 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Azteca Mexican Restaurant • 4811 N. Brady St, Davenport

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us on May 4th! This YPQC Network@Night is one you won't want to miss. Hosted at Azteca 1 Mexican Restaurant, this event is one of the region's largest Cinco de Mayo celebrations! RSVP>>

YPQC NETWORK @ NOON: Equality & Equity in the Workplace featuring Randy Moore
Tuesday, May 9 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center • 5500 Lakeview Pkwy., Davenport

Regions that are truly successful in attracting talent and new jobs are those where everyone in the community feels accepted. One of the strategies of Q2030 is to develop a more welcoming and inclusive community. Randy Moore, President & CEO of Iowa American Water Company and a champion of Q2030’s Welcoming and Inclusive task force, will talk about what each of us can start doing today to create an equal and equitable workplace, and ensure individuals from all backgrounds feel that they are a valued part of our community. Register>>
HUB USERS GROUP: Digital B2B Marketing - Harnessing Your Electronic Sales Force: Digital Marketing 101
Tuesday, May 2 5:15-6:45 p.m.
Moline Public Library 3210 41st St., Moline


Wednesday, May 10 • 5:30-7 p.m.
Western Illinois University 3300 River Drive, Riverfront Hall Room RF 111, Moline

Succession Planning
Friday, May 12 6:30-8 a.m.
Quad Cities Chamber 331 W. 3rd St., Davenport (Arconic Room)

HUB USERS GROUP: Additive Manufacturing
 - Business Applications for Additive Manufacturing
Thursday, May 18 • 6-8 p.m.
John Deere’s Moline Technology Innovation Center One John Deere Place, Moline
HUB USERS GROUP: ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) – 1st meeting!
Tuesday, May 23 5:15-6:45 p.m.
Moline Public Library 3210 41st St., Moline  

HUB USERS GROUP: Data Analytics
 - Diving into Data Science
Wednesday, May 24 • 5:30-7 p.m.
St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center 518 W. Locust St., Davenport

Preparing for Change
Friday, May 26 6:30-8 a.m.
Moline Public Library 3210 41st St., Moline

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